China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

Beijing, Aug 16 China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent...

Aug 16, 2017 6:10 PM | Newsscroll

China bans North Korean iron, seafood imports

Beijing, Aug 14 China will halt iron, iron ore and seafood imports from North Korea starting today, following through on new UN sanctions after US pressure for Beijing to strong arm Pyongyang over...

Aug 14, 2017 5:41 PM | Newsscroll

China issues order implementing UN sanctions on North Korea

Beijing [China], August 14 :China's Commerce Ministry on Monday issued an order imposing economic sanctions on Nortth Korea so as to force the reclusive country to curb its nuclear weapons...

Aug 13, 2017 5:57 PM | Newsscroll

China still building South China Sea islands: think-tank

Manila, Aug 11 China is expanding artificial islands in disputed South China Sea areas despite saying it stopped two years ago, according to a security think-tank that released satellite images it...

Aug 11, 2017 4:04 PM | Newsscroll

China pledges to enforce sanctions on North Korea, but also calls for talks

Manila [Philippines], August 8 : China acknowledged that it is Beijing that will sacrifice its own economic interests to enforce economic sanctions on Pyongyang so as to force the reclusive...

Aug 07, 2017 8:31 PM | Newsscroll

US, allies slam Chinese island-building

Manila, Aug 7 The United States, Australia and Japan today denounced Beijing's island-building and militarisation of the South China Sea, in contrast to the increasingly tepid response from...

Aug 07, 2017 1:54 PM | Newsscroll

Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea

Manila, Aug 7 A global pressure campaign on North Korea propelled by sharp new UN sanctions has received a welcome boost from China, the North's economic lifeline, as Beijing called on its neighbour...

Aug 07, 2017 1:28 PM | Newsscroll

Tillerson: World united to disarm North Korea

Manila, Aug 7 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today that a UN Security Council vote to impose sanctions on North Korea showed that world powers were united behind a push for a denuclearised...

Aug 07, 2017 10:47 AM | Newsscroll

China scores diplomatic coup in sea row

Manila, Aug 6 China today scored a diplomatic coup in its campaign to weaken regional resistance against its sweeping claims to the South China Sea when Southeast Asian nations issued a diluted...

Aug 06, 2017 11:06 PM | Newsscroll

China hopes for 'concrete cooperation' at BRICS summit

By K J M VarmaBeijing, Aug 6 Notwithstanding the India-China tension over the Doklam standoff, Beijing is upbeat about the next month's BRICS summit to be held in the Chinese city of Xiamen,...

Aug 06, 2017 6:17 PM | Newsscroll